Where to next time?

So let’s get the trivia out of the way first. Today’s mental maths revolved around my energy used on the bike over the past 4 days (estimated) and how long this energy would run a 100W lightbulb, the answer I...

Pressing on to reach the goal

I love riding my bike as it gives me a space to think and clear my head. Sometimes this is expressed through mental maths exercises (today I have worked out that in my 410km travelled so far my wheels have...

High’s and low’s in cycling

Day 2 from the fingers of a now mentally very tired Alan Myles. The aim for today was Inverness, starting at Fort William, visiting Kilchuimen Academy in Fort Augustus and Glen Urquhart High in Drumnadrochit along the way. Gladly the...

Aviemore bike man makes it into the news!

We made it into the local papers this week - how exciting! Alan Myles, one our staff members at Alltnacriche and regional worker for Moray, South Highlands & Islands, is busy cycling his way around the region this weekend to...

Day one on the bike

So the first day is over. Starting out from Mallaig with a slight breeze following us and a balmy 4 degrees we sent off. The first hour clipped by at a nippy 35km an hour and all seemed to be...

Man on a mission

Alan Myles is a man on a mission. Living in the Cairngorms with his young family, Alan works with schools at Alltnacriche and is also the Regional Worker for an area that stretches from the Outer Hebrides across the country...

Fixed

Psalm 57 1 Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge.I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed. 2 I cry out to God Most...

List making and shaving foam

I don’t know about you, but I just LOVE making lists. (Cool, right?) I take great pleasure in getting out my trusty notebook to make a plan of what I’m going to do, how I’m going to do it, when...

What can man do to me?

Psalm 56 1 Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack.2 My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. 3 When I...

Smooth as Butter

PSALM 55 1 Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea;2 hear me and answer me.My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught3 because of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked;for...

Introducing Braehead Primary SU Group

I wholeheartedly believe every school should have an SU Group. I have been working in the local community at Lochside for almost four years and although we had children’s clubs, holiday clubs, trips, residentials and all the usual outreach activities, I felt something was missing in our relationship with the children and community we serve.

Using Guardians of Ancora in Ministry

How excited do you get when children really engage with God’s word? Recently I ran a couple of SU Groups and an evening primary event where the children got excited! We used the new app Guardians of Ancora to have...